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for something fun and educational to do together. nature spot quest is our spot. opened in march 2011 with more than 7,000 square feet of interactive educational things to do and see, the exhibit has the feel of a playground and the educational tools of classroom. every nook and cranny offers children a new adventure. unlike traditional museums, at naturequest children are challenged from self-discovery to explore and be curious in a hands-on environment just like real scientists. with over 100 interactive encounters to choose from, a few of my son's favorites include the clubhouse build in the trees and human fossils and the simulating river that seems to be swimming when they step on it. >> naturequest is this amazingly fun world that's scientifically lis tick. you can explore from the oceans and top of the mountains and everywhere you look there's something to do, something to find. >> what does a 2-year-old care about science? >> not much, but my son has so much fun exploring he doesn't lielz his little brain is working too. ann clair stapleton, cnn, atlanta. [ male announcer ] when it come
,000 a year. he has so far resisted gop demands for spending cuts to health care or education. >> i'm not going to have a situation where the wealthiest among us, including folks like me, get to keep all our tax breaks and then we're asking students to pay higher student loans. >> reporter: even so, democrats worry mr. obama might cave to republicans, their biggest fear, the president will do what he considered in 2011, raise the eligibility age for medicare, a top house democrat monday warned the white house to tread lightly. >> now that would save a lot of money for the federal government and look good on the balance sheet but he's not going to vote for it and i'm not going to vote for it. >> reporter: this is a big part of the story to come. if there's a deal that's a huge break-through but lawmakers still have to vote for it and democrats oppose large structural cuts to medicare and most republicans oppose income tax rates on the so-called wealthy. that's why lawmakers were told not to make big fiscal travel plans because the crisis could go to new year's eve. >> political direc
is being run. that is new at 6:00. >> in tonight's education goal among teachers, students, and volunteers. they are helping third graders read well on their own by the time they start school next august. the effort starts now. they are asking for volunteers to step up and help students to develop the skills they need to become profirst in reading. tuters who work one on one on a personal level are known as reading angels. their impact can be life changing. >> he's taken home a book or returned a thoughtful book report since he started with the third grade read he has read at least 14 books. is that correct? >> yes. >> so far the city's recruited 90 people to become apart of the program if you're interested in becoming a reading angel head to our website, wbaltv.com. it show asman in the subway train moments before he was killed after being pushed you have a the platform. >> that photo has the photographer defending himself. new tonight murder charges have been filed in that subway debt. chris has the latest. >> the man new york city police took into custody tuesday made his first court ap
've been able to do in the last week alone. better tools, a better education, that most basic tool, a desk, a place to sit, a place to read, a place to learn. since i partnered with unicef with the k.i.n.d. fund, we have raised $4,734,944. you have filled me with awe each year and i am getting hesitant to tell you how much we have raised because it might sound like we have all the money we need. we don't. if i could bring you with me to see schools without a single desk, you would know that we need every desk we can possibly pay for. every one. and at the pace we're going, we're more than a generation alone for providing desks for every classroom in malawi. i will be asking for your help for kids in need of desks. tonight, i want to introduce a new option you will have in contributing to the can k.i.n.d. fund and that is a tuition program i've been working on with unicef for over a year now. some of the better schools in malawi charge a tuition, a small tuition, which means that some of the student who would thrive in those schools cannot attend those schools. it's especially difficult for
. >> is our education system outdated? >> no. >> our union advocacy, is that outdated, how they go about fighting for it? i don't know. that question was put on the table. whether factories are shut, that means jobs have left. if you look at wages enjoyed by workers in right-to-work states, i think it should be put on the table. where do they fare? i have not done the analysis so it's hard to say. >> it's a question, though, willie, whether you want the job or not. >> right. >> i asked bob riley, i've said this 1,000 times, it seems extraordinarily important if you're a union member in the northeast, and like me, you want your factories running again. i asked bob riley, i don't understand, why did mercedes go to tuscaloosa county, alabama, instead of filling up the factories in connecticut? 15 minutes away from yale. or in rhode island. 20 minutes away from brown. i mean, right by some of the most highly trained, brilliant minds in the world. that's easy. the work force rules are so insane there, there's no way that mercedes or bmw or airbus would ever dream of going to those states. do
and education choices parents with special needs kids make. had it passed, crpd would have been the law of the land under the u.s. constitution supremacy clause and trumped state laws and could have been used as precedent by state and federal judges. again, that's not true. why the fudging of facts? we asked senator santorum on the program tonight. he declined, and like the others that won't explain themselves, we can guess their motivations and frankly it's so baffling we're taking wide guesses and we don't want to do that. the treaty supporters say that politics and a paranoia about the u.n. trumped the rights of the disabled in this vote. ted kennedy jr. is a health care attorney and advocate for people with disabilities. when he was 12 years old he lost his leg to bone cancer. there's a picture of him taken with his dad six years after that. he's a strong support either of the u.n. disabilities treaty. i spoke to him earlier today. >> it seems like you guys lost based on something that had nothing to do with the actual treaty? >> it's true. it's a sad day for people with disabilitie
can't. >> you can't, you shouldn't. >> right. >> when you start slashing education, when you start slashing r&d, transportation -- >> it's over. >> -- what you're doing is, you're slashing about 3%, 4% of the budget. and you're leaving the parts of the budget that blow a hole in the deficit and destroy this economy over the next 20 years. >> by the way, we won't go over the cliff for all the reasons we're talking about. even if we do, my friends on the street tell me, it's not a disaster. it's baked in. because we're going to get it done even after the fact. so you're talking about a few points in the market. >>> we're just moments away, joe and i will be removing -- >> oh, no! there it is! >> ow! >> it's all for a great cause. >> i don't know if it's that good. >> i don't know. is this going to be good television or kind of yucky? okay. we'll be right back. americans are always ready to work hard for a better future. since ameriprise financial was founded back in 1894, they've been committed to putting clients first. helping generations through tough times. good times. never takin
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get an ivy league education for free. but first this is "today" on nbc. >>> we're back at 8:46. what if you could take courses from prestigious universities like princeton, stanford, duke and others for free? well, you can. jamie gangel is in washington to explain how. good morning to you. >> good morning, savannah. truly a revelation in education. some of the elite universities are offering these classes, let's say it again, for free. and they are attracting millions of students, include iing a cou who might surprise you. from finance to calculus to poetry. >> let's go to a second passage. >> reporter: world class professors are now offering their courses absolutely free. want to discover your inner passion for emily dickinson? >> her work is done in the realm of possibility. >> reporter: all you need is a computer and internet access. classes are known as massive open online courses or mooc. offered by several start-up companies, the largest and fastest growing is called coursera, the brainchild of these two professors. their goal is to revolutionize education. >> giving us the opp
with educations, people with brains and a knowledge of american history, who come out and argue that this is something that should be put on the table. >> yeah. i guess brains and an education but still somehow profoundly ignorant, and they're emblematic of if not the ignorant people in the republican people, at least people who will pander to that ignorance. it's apiece of birtherism, the climate change is a hoax, if you cut taxes for rich people, magically the economy revives. it's magical thinking, and we're in the thrall of magical thinkers. the republican party has to follow their magical thinkers. because they do, the rest of the national conversation gets distorted and pulled way over to the right. that's what's happening. >> ron, i love the way you suggest that the real patriots are the ones who want to secede from the united states. it reminds me -- we once had a priest named father feeney. he didn't like the church's view because the church didn't support no salvation outside the church. so he leaves the church. that's just like -- wait a minute, you're one of them now
... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> the fascination with taxes i paid i find to be very small-minlded compared to the broad issues that we face, but i did go back and look at my taxes. over the past ten years i never paid less than 13%. i think the most recent year is 13.6% or something like that. >> 13%. you know who would hate that? you know who would hate that mitt romney paid only 13% in income taxes? the guy who beat mitt romney's father in the campaign for president in 1968, right wing reactionary richard nixon. that's right. republican richard nixon who was as conservative as republicans got in those days hated the idea that rich people got away with paying little or no income taxes. he introduced a bill that would create a minimum tax that rich people would have to pay even if they had the giant package of deductions and loopholes like romney that got their tax liability down to zero. they had to pay something. the nixon idea w
in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> in the movie "the eternal sunshine on the spotless mind," the characters use high tech to delete painful memories. too bad we can't do that, right? new research says he may be able to. wendy walsh is here. it's very interesting, wendy. this is out of western university. they were looking for better treatments for two things, posttraumatic stress disorder and drug addiction. why those two very different things? isn't a memory a memory? >> no, because those two disorders, if you will, both involve spontaneous memories. obtrusive memories that jump in for the person with posttraumatic stress disorder, it's painful memories that interject in what now may be seemingly a pleasant day. for drug addicts, it may be environmental triggers that trigger pleasurable memories of how great that drug was. they're looking for how to suppress those kinds of memories. >> it sounds like you would want it but it's also a little bit frightening because what if they block the wrong thing or cause some
know this better than i do, whether it's immigration, education, voter suppression, what the leadership of the party has done is say on immigration, you know, you got -- we want deportation. when it talks about education, it's talking about not funding it anymore. when they talk about voter suppression, they deny people the right to vote in a civil manner -- >> but you grew up in this party. it has been a party tough on immigration before, hasn't it? hasn't it been a party on a number of the issues you mentioned before? before recently. when is the big -- when do you think the republican party in your terms broke bad? when did it start to be a party you couldn't be comfortably a member of anymore as governor or as a political person at all? >> i think it started several years ago, maybe three, two, three years ago. i left the party two years ago and became an independent. and i did so because of the fact that, you know, on all of those issues it just wasn't comfortable for me to be there anymore. i mean, you know, everybody has the right to be a member of whatever party they want and i
, and he wanted to work together with labor so we could create jobs and change education and get the skills that are needed in the state. instead, he is allowing these outside groups like alec and other insiders like dick devos, very rich corporate ceo types. and they're not going to be successful in beating back workers. we're going to show that it's actually energizing our base. and people are saying that they're angry about it. >> what was the name you put out? what was his name? dick what? >> dick devos. >> that's the amway guy. >> yep, that's right. >> okay. >> and governor snyder seems to have more -- he seems to pay more attention to him than he does the citizens of the state. and that's very unfortunate. >> moving forward here, the only option you have here is 2014. congressman, in some way could this really solidify democrats going into a midterm where they're going to be needed? >> i think it will. it's going to energize people who understand that we had a governor who said that he was about bringing people together, and instead he is driving a major wedge in our state. at a time
to communities. the 100 black men of maryland provide the educational opportunities for african- americans and the card and prays the group for their leadership. -- ben cardin has praised them. >> they have given back so much to help our community to become stronger. i'm here to let them know government needs to be a part of it. winnie story together to make sure everyone has opportunity. -- we are here to make sure everyone has the opportunity. >> they have been helping development for more than 100 years. it is every reporter's nightmare, going off during a news conference. what legendary basketball coach decided to do with that very untimely phone call. eclectic, the temperature is a little chilly, but we're going to bounce back with some milder readings. the insta-weather + forecast is just ahead. also dealing with fog. that will be overnight tonight. at bwi, the temperature drop off as 47. downtown, 50. downtown, 50. online outfit downtown, 50. piccolo headphones buy now broadway show megapixels place to sleep little roadster war and peace deep sea diving ninja app hipster glasses 5%
shot by the taliban. she was shot at her home in pakistan after campaigning for girl's education. pakistan's president has added his signature to her petition. and hospital officials say that malala is doing quite well. >>> the rapper made famous by his gangnam style dance is apologizing. psy says hess sorry for making anti-american statements at a 2004 performance. the performer says the song lyrics were reactions to the war in iraq and the killing of two korean schoolgirls run over by a u.s. tank. he is scheduled to tape a christmas in washington special tomorrow. >>> a wrong turn leaves a california woman clinging for her life. she was on a routine hike through griffith park when she made one wrong turn. the trail slowly narrowed until the ground beneath her started to crumble. she clung to some vegetation on the trail to keep from falling off on the side. hikers along the correct trail heard her cries for help and called police. >> thank god i'm still alive. i was about to die. >> lucky woman there. crews rescued her by helicopter. she w
for $750,000. he sold it to pay for his grandchildren's education. it was sold on gotta have it.com. >>> it's good to be a baldwin and we have the mug shot. >>> plus, the golden girl. you're watching "early today." >>> good morning. we are starting off the day with pretty chilly temperatures all across the northeast and back across the northwest. that's the cold air behind a cold front that is going to start working eastward as we go into the next couple of days. so with this cold front we do have a couple of showers, especially up through the great lakes into ohio. we're starting off the day with some very heavy rain. eventually in boston and new york city, even washington d.c. we will see a couple of lighter showers. then as we go into the start of your weekend we are going to see a few more lingering showers especially in the morning. could mix with some wintery precip in the highest elevations, even in minneapolis on saturday kicking off the weekend. we should see a few snow showers. temperatures only around 34. >>> dylan, thanks so much. gerard butler is trading in the sword and shield
, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back. america's auto industry is in high geempl despite economic uncertainty it is on pace to sell 15 million new cars this year. mike jackson the ceo of auto nation, the largest auto retailer. good to have you on the program. welcome back. i was surprised on what is going on with auto sales. five-year high with auto sales with so much uncertainty about the economy, the fiscal cliff. what's behind the strength. >> in an other wise anemic economic recovery in america the auto recovery is absolutely a bright spot. industry sales collapsed in '08 and '09 from 16 to 17 million down to a low of 10. there was simply no financing available for customers for a couple of years. so that pushed out the average age of the cars on the road to an unprecedented 11 years. american consumers basically stopped fixing their cars during that period of time. now they need to do something. >> it's this replacement cycle. time to get a ne
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the skills that businesses are looking for right now and give our kids the kind of education they need to succeed in the 21st century. i want to make sure america leads the world in research and technology and clean energy. i want to put people back to work rebuilding our roads and our bridges and our schools. that's how we grow an economy. i want us to bring down the deficits but i want to do in it a balanced, responsible way. and i want to reward -- i want a tax code that rewards businesses and manufacturers like detroit diesel right here creating jobs right here in redford, right here in michigan, right here in the united states of america. that's where we need to go. that's the country we need to build. and when it comes to bringing up manufacturing back to america, that's why i'm here today. since 1938, detroit diesel has been turns out some of the best engines in the world. over all those years, generations of redford workers have walked through these doors. not just to punch a clock. not just to pick up a paycheck. not just to build an engine. but to build a middle class life fo
while still being able to invest in things like education and research and development that are important to our growth and if we're going to protect middle class families, then we're going to have to have higher rates for the wealthiest americans, folks like me. >> white house correspondent dan loa lothian is in washington, d.c. this morning. so who has the ball? and whose court is it in at this point? >> reporter: first of all, we know that house gop had that counter offer, which white house spokesman jay carney has referred to as, quote, magic beans and fairy dust. we expect for republicans to put pressure on the white house to engage. in addition to that, to lock for whatever ways the white house might be able to look for cuts to entitlements. i think what's difficult now is to figure out exactly where the negotiations stand because from the white house perspective, they're saying that conversations continue, but there are house republican aids who are telling me that there are no phone conversations, no e-mails being exchanged. so it's difficult to tell how they ca
versus virginia. employment discrimination, 13 years after brown versus board of education. the supreme court had a marriage case on its bokt in 1956. but kicked it. because it didn't want to touch it with a ten-foot pole so waited for more states to come around. it's also the year that guess who's coming to dinner comes out. there's a cultural legal convergence. we're at that moment for the gay community now. one of the historians in the gay marriage trial, nancy kauts, a historian of marriage, she said one of the emancipated slaves after -- the slaves flocked to get married. she testified that one of the emancipated slaves said the marriage covenant is a foundation of all of our rights. so i totally agree with rea that this is just the beginning but it is an important cornerstone to building full equality for lgbt citizens. >> this question of sort of how enslaved people thought about marriage, the extent to which they engaged in formal marriages and then the extent to which ones given the freedom it became one of the first things that free people did to represent their freedom is ins
and pretend -- not these guys but someone else from the radio station. they're from the board of education and said there was a mistake and she did badly. they had one girl on and put her on a lie detector 14 years old and asked about her sex life. she gets raem upset and turns out she was raped at 12. this sort of thing, object seven at this times and they had a porn star on one sometime. another one is carl sanderson, controversial on the radio station. a female journalist wrote a negative story about her, and et cetera esd he was going to get her. >> what happens to the radio station and these two deejays? is there an investigation? >> scotland yard in britain is investigating, and they've spoken to australian police to pull together their investigation. we expect the coroner's court decision to come out or the coroner to make a statement today, actually. the company -- we have a comment from the company. they say first and foremost we'd like to express our deep and sincere con dolenesss to the family for the lost and we're sorry for what happened. we don't claim to be perfect and we al
the florida education commissioner pam stort is joining me this morning. we're very excited for you. congratulations. talking about world leaders in education, finland, singapore, hong kong. your state received the remarkable ranking of number two. how did you do it? >> it's amazing, and it's been a concerted effort for a number of years, florida is focused on reading and considered every single teacher a reading teacher. the primary focus for florida for a number of years, and very proud of the work that our students and teachers have done through this time. >> i want to show that. the fourth grade reading scores have improved from 1998 to 2011. and very impressive. you say that you have reading teachers. what does that mean? >> well, all of our teachers, kindergarten through 12th grade, no matter the subject they teach, incorporate reading skills and strategies within the course. there has been a focus for a number of years on the skills that are necessary for a student to be able to be reading. and certainly when we look at what students are doing today, versus what they did in 1
retired educators in california who had pensions of more than $100,000 a year, okay. that's 700,000 of them in 2005. in 2011, there were 5,400 retired educators who had pensions of over $100,000 a year. >> greta: california is in deep trouble. >> deep trouble. >> i don't think in this country people are ever going to work towards solving these problems when we do these hits on different people. i mean, this is like the rich are so bad, they're urinating on the poor. >> yeah. >> greta: you know, no matter how we resolve or how we work towards resolving things, when you declare war. >> it's really inflammatory and ataghtattracts a lot of attenti. it was narrated by ed asner, by the way, the liberal actor. it obscures the fact of how wealthy the unions are. from the city journal article, in the last decade, the teachers unions spent more on politics in the last decade than the oil industry and the pharmaceutical industry and the tobacco industry combined. >> greta: don't they worry with the bad situation economically in california, and they're in a really tough situation, don't you
. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> for this gratitude i offer you this simple phrase. god bless us everyone. and for my family to yours, merry christmas. >> that was house speaker john boehner earlier tonight lighting the capitol christmas tree but the house holiday cheer stops right there. as john boehner fights over the fiscal cliff with democrats and the president, he is cracking down now on some house conservatives that he thinks are a bit too free spirited. john boehner kicked two republicans off the house budget committee. he got rid of another two on the financial services committee. all four voted against the 2011 debt ceiling deal. the two on the budget committee voted against paul ryan's budget. the chairman of the budget committee. speaker boehner issued these punishments with the full support of the republican leadership including the majority leader eric cantor and majority whip kevin mccarthy. jonathan capehart, this is fascinat
more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back to "hardball." now time for the "sideshow." first, 38 republicans voted this week to defeat a u.n. treaty that promotes rights for disabled citizens worldwide. last night jon stewart took them on. >> i guess it's time for a new segment "please tell me this is rock bottom." it's official, republicans hate the united nations more than they like helping people in wheelchairs. you voted no because your fear is if we sign onto a treaty that is only recommendations for improved disability standards, standards we ourselves made the law of the land in this country 20 years ago, what's to stop the men if blue helmets from storming into your living room -- - i'm sorry, school -- and force you to build a wheelchair accessible ramp to the cafeteria -- i'm sorry, your kitchen. >> and from the tea party right to the liberal left. we had massachusetts congressman barney frank on "hardball" this week for an interview before he departs the congress altogether, but david
that are guesswork, conjecture, educated guesswork to be sure, but still, they're conjecture. it's not like a court of law where you say this is the evidence, this is irrefutable proof. on the other hand there are certain things that the intelligence community can do. for example, they can assess how stockpiles were accumulated in a particular country. you mentioned that the russians had supplied some chemical agents to the syrians and that's absolutely true. you can assess how each area supplies the syrians. you know what they've done, how they've done it and how often they do it. also you can have some intelligence sometimes from human sources that specifically outlines exactly, you know, how good the chemical weapons are, whether they'll be used, whether there's good training for it, what kind of training these people have and all of that is weighed in when they make their assessment. >> there are reports that the assad regime has loaded the chemical weapons onto missiles. you need to get between assad and the person that pushes the button on the missile. how do we know that? >> there are report
. the most famous in brown v. board of education, which the court held unanimously separate was unconstitutional. so why wait until 1967 to hear the case about interracial marriage. here are all of the states that had laws on the books in 1947 banning interracial marriage. by 1967 only 16 states still had those laws on the books. in the two decades between 1947 and 1967, the years the supreme court was staying mum on the issue, most states decided on their own it was unconstitutional to ban interracial marriage, or at least was. the court was following on their heels, following the heels of public opinion. this is a big debate in the legal world. is the supreme court influenced by american public opinion? these are nine people who could completely ignore the will of the people. they are appointed for life. no election. no culpability. they can totally ignore us if they choose. many legal experts say that's not how it works. supreme court justices are, in fact, swayed by what people in this country think about issues. today the supreme court announced it would hear two cases
from the national education association. >> cutting hundreds of billions of dollars from medicare and medicaid will short-change the people who need it the most. so if you don't want seniors to come up empty, call senator warner and tell him, don't make a bad deal that cuts our care. >> joining me now is the federal government affairs director, chuck loveless. >> good to see you, chris. >> you're targeting four politicians here, senator warner and claire mccaskill and two others. why these four? >> we are very concerned that it could include many cuts in medicare, medicaid, and social security. with regard to the two republican house members, both of them have expressed some interest in including revenues as part of an overall deficit deal so we're trying to encourage them in their thinking in this way. >> these ads are running in those states. you also have a spanish version. you have a national day of action scheduled on monday with 200 events throughout the country. clearly you want to send the message that labor didn't fold its and karl rove is doing a series of ads. do you th
. that is deviating away from what the real problems in education are. if you know that finland has the number one school system in the world and part of that process is making the standards so rigorous and they only the best of the best and same time they pay significantly more for teachers and once they earned that title. they earned complete autonomy over the class roommate. part of the problem we have so much regulation and mandates and we are dictated to how to teach in our classrooms. what is the point in making standards when we don't have the option to use professional judgment as it am is. >> steve: thank you very much for joining us on the wednesday morning from beautiful orlando, florida. thank you. >> thank you for having me. >> gretchen: we have a hypochrissy alert. remember michael moor's latest ovie bashing tax rate breaks. >> steve: and a big secret and writing a letter to his younger self as a warning for others not to do the same thing. coach k will reveal that letter with brian next on "fox and friends" ♪ ♪ than that though, there's a kick to it. wahlalalalallala! smooth, bu
subsidies lob he income barr borrowers. the education system already has power of wages to collect on student loans. they have option of bank repayments. they don't take advantage of it because they don't know about it. republicans and democrats will have things they like about the bill so hard to find how much support it will get. tells bloomberg it will be considered in early 2013. we will find out soon enough. >> thanks so much diane. it is 16 minutes from the top of the hour. still ahead the school cancelling the pledge of allegiance. wait until you hear why. >> we are asking you ladies to pick out the gift you want. how about age your own whiskey kit. he loves risk. but whether he's climbing everest, scuba diving the great barrier reef with sharks, or jumping into the market, he goes with people he trusts, which is why he trades with a company that doesn't nickel and dime him with hidden fees. so he can worry about other things, like what the market is doing and being ready, no matter what happens, which isn't rocket science. it's just common sense, from td ameritrade. >> you
grandchildren's education. it was bought by the ceo of a website called gottahaveit.com. i can almost see my father twitching, desperate for that jersey. >>> and now for a look at the weather, here's nbc meteorologist dylan dreyer. she has the weather channel forecast. good morning once again, dylan. >> good morning to you. we are actually starting off with a decent morning in the northeast. a little chilly. temperatures are only in the 30s, but it's not raining yet. that rain is going to move in a little later this afternoon. for now, though, we have a cold front, and it's separating kansas city, which is in the 50s right now, versus denver, which is down around 30 degrees to start off this morning. so we are going to see some of that cooler air begin to spread eastward over the course of the day. the northern half of the country, that's where we're going to see some rain showers. it's mostly rain showers, a few light snow showers will mix in, but you have to go up into minneapolis to see any of that. there's really not too much cold air across most of the country. then as we go into the we
education to hundreds of girls in rural afghanistan. >> i think education is the only thing in the world that can go forward and make life better. >> reporter: and leo mccarthy, who gives scholarships to kids who pledge not to drink after his daughter was killed by a young driver. >> let's change the culture and keep these promising vibrant kids alive. >> reporter: olympic swimmer collin jones helped celebrate wanda but golden moment. she created a nonprofit that helped more than 1200 children learn how to swim. >> it is unbelievable to me that i have come this far from such a tragedy with my son. >> reporter: it was an unforgettable night, capped off with the unveiling of the cnn hero of the year, pushpa vasnet whose helps kids whose parents are imprisoned. >> thank you for believing in my dream. >> reporter: the hope is that their heroic example will inspire countless others. ♪ heroes sometimes >> reporter: kareen wynter, cnn, los angeles. >> truly amazing people. and you can watch the special broadcast in its entirety tomorrow night on cnn at 8:00 p.m. eastern and again on christmas
, angered by her campaign for edls' education in pakistan. doctors say malala is doing well. tin united states is starting to run out of family doctors. according to the association of american medical colleges, many re retiring and few are taking foir places. it warns by 2020, the shortage acut reach 45,000. the cure may be found where the .roblem is most acute-- down on the farm. .arry petersen reports. >> reporter: 80-year-old dr. earl merkel has been practicing in rural kansas for more than half a century. >> we had people come to the aror and beg me not to quit. ew deporter: but it's hard recruiting new doctors for the lart of america's heart land. o kansas, 97 of its 105 counties are considered underserved. five counties have no doctor at all. >> it's scary because we don't ysve as many physicians as we need. o reporter: so the university of kansas opened up a branch of its medical school in salina, iat it calls the smallest itdical school in america. it's now on its second class of eight students. >> i cannot wait to bond with the people and feel a sense of belonging. >> reporter
exceptionalism, only it won't be called that. the board of education approved teaching the, quote, creation and organization of the american government and what has made it successful. so they'll do it. they just won't call it that. >> brian: let's take a look at what happened some of the best moments. let's pick some of the moments in the nfl. european version of football. indiana, huge win over georgetown. another national championship. they beat georgetown 1-0. their eighth championship. congratulations to georgetown. best rookie moves as we switch to football, david wilson. he fumbled earlier in the year. then all of a sudden, he thought, i think i can run this back all the way. 97 yards. he'd have three touchdowns on the day. he would have more yards than anybody else in giant history and lead the giants to a victory over the not so mighty saints. >>> three theroux -- throw under duress, ben roethlisberger. final score 34-24. chargers upset the steelers. that's a quick look at what's happening in the world of sports. >> gretchen: earlier we were talking about the top five gripes that
, by thinking about where want your education to lead, while you're still in school, you might find the best route... leads somewhere you weren't even looking. let's get to work. >>> welcome back, everybody. joseph crowley, representing bronx and queens and margaret-er is back, big crush of my son jackson who is in love with her. and ron brownstein of the national journal. not a big crush of jackson on you. sorry. >> that's all right. and hillary clinton, a formidable candidate. gingrich on "meet the press" said the gop wouldn't be able to compete if she was the nominee. here's what he said. >> if their competitor in '16 is hillary clinton, supported by bill clinton and presumably still relatively popular president barack obama, trying to win that will truly be the super bowl and the republican party today is incapable of competing at that level. >> that's a strong statement, but not entirely inaccurate. she will be a formidable candidate if the economy is improving and they get a budget deal. look, three times in a row, very rare, george bush, ronald reagan, last time it happened. nothing i
a year. see how i did that? alabama education, i don't need no chart. >> you had a bunch of pretenders come out and they were copies of rush limbaugh. they were idiots. a guy like bill hewitt does. some other people. >> interesting. >> what's so interesting? what i'm saying. >> americans are living longer with fewer deaths from heart disease and cancer and more chronic illnesses and obesity is a problem and they're living longer sick sneer i was in the middle of a conversation. she does not care. i was hijacked. >> this is about winning. for too long, i think there are people more focused on making lots of money than they have about electing conservatives. >> yes. >> local markets are glutted with wannabes. >> it all started, limbaugh was like the guy that broke the ground and everybody said, oh, i want to be like him, whether they believed it or not. >> joe, you can't object to a free market economy. >> i don't object. >> getting paid what they're worth. >> i have no problem with some jackal out there that doesn't believe or doesn't understand about friedman or a thing about true cons
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